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In recent years the topic has been brought up quite a bit: "When is David Stern finally going to retire?" Some people hoped it would be soon, some still considered him the best commissioner in all of sports. Well, love him or hate him, we have ourselves an answer. David Stern will retire from his position as NBA Commissioner on Feb. 1, 2014, exactly 30 years after he assumed the position in 1984. This was apparently discussed at a recent NBA Board of Governors meeting where they also decided that, as expected, Adam "Sexy" Silver would take over the position when Stern steps down.
Commissioner Stern has fallen under a decent deal of scrutiny recently with his anti-flopping policies, veto of a trade that would have sent Chris Paul to the Lakers and of course, the lockout that shortened last year's NBA regular season (I, too, was one of his critics). But despite the loss of 16 games last season the league didn't lose much popularity. And when you look...
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Adam Silver will finally have his chance to get booed during the first round of the NBA draft, because David Stern is quitting during the 2014 NBA season.
“The Board has selected Adam Silver to succeed me as NBA Commissioner, and I am very pleased with their choice,” Stern said in the email. “As you know, Adam is a world-class business executive who has influenced...
NEW YORK (AP) NBA Commissioner David Stern will retire on Feb. 1, 2014, 30 years after he took charge of the league. He will be replaced by Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver.
The announcement came at an NBA Board of Governors meeting Thursday.
Stern told owners during their two days of meetings of his plans, and the board unanimously decided Silver would be his successor.
In October 1997, Micheal Ray Richardson got a ticket through the NBA for the McDonald's Open, a preseason event in Paris featuring the Chicago Bulls.
Richardson, a four-time All-Star guard with the Knicks and the Nets, had been banned for life by the NBA in 1986 for repeated drug use. Richardson then went on to play in Italy, Croatia, Israel and France before he retired as a...
News broke this afternoon that David Stern will step down as NBA commissioner on February 1st, 2014, exactly 30 years after he took over the league in 1984: David Stern will step down as NBA commissioner on Feb. 1, 2014, league sources tell Y! Sports. Deputy Adam Silver will replace Stern.about 3 hours ago via webReplyRetweetFavorite@WojYahooNBAAdrian WojnarowskiStern will be succeeded...
David Stern has been commissioner since 1984.
One of David Stern's final goals is to bring a NBA franchise back to Seattle, according to sources.
Looks like the David Stern era will be ending in 2014. Adrian Wojnarowsky reported earlier today that the commissioner of the NBA will step down on February 1, 2014, and be replaced by Adam Silver.
The Board has selected Adam Silver to succeed me as NBA Commissioner, and I am very pleased with their choice,” Stern said in the email. “As you know, Adam is a world-class business...
Eric Musselman, assistant coach of Arizona State, talks with Rob and Amy about NBA commissioner David Stern and his future retirement.
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